Vacation Ideas

America's Top Animal Sanctuaries and Wildlife Reserves

America's Top Animal Sanctuaries and Wildlife Reserves
Want to walk with the animals? Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most incredible creatures—right here at home—at one of four US wildlife preserves. By Lenore Greiner, editor of TravelGearForWomen.com You don’t have to support the practices of traditional zoos (or travel halfway...

Quiz: Which Travel Volunteer Program is Right for You?

Quiz: Which Travel Volunteer Program is Right for You?
Find an ethical volunteer opportunity that fits your interests and skills. If you could check out your friends, co-workers and even strangers bucket lists, you’d probably find “traveling overseas” toward the very top. We all seem to want the opportunity to visit far-flung beaches, immerse ourselves...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Educator

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Educator
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Agriculturalist

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Agriculturalist
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Conservationist

Your Volunteer Travel Personality: The Conservationist
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Volunteer Travel: Pro-bono Professional Services

Volunteer Travel: Pro-bono Professional Services
No two travelers make the exact same journey in the exact same way. That's why, when giving back to local communities around the world, we strive to make our contributions just as personal—and as meaningful. To help you hone in on the volunteer experience that taps into both your skills and your...

Summer Music Festivals 2013

Summer Music Festivals 2013
Want to travel the world and hear some great bands at the same time? These seven summer music festivals offer excellent music and nearby sightseeing opportunities. Summer is the height of the musical festival season—and that means you have the opportunity to check out some of the world’s most...

Wild West Escapes

Wild West Escapes
Find out how to have your ultimate Gold Rush -inspired vacation with this travel guide to destinations where you can experience the wild, Wild West for yourself. Lots of people are hooked on Discovery’s most addicting reality show, Gold Rush . While watching the show from home is exciting, what...

Spring Break Ideas: Avoid the Crowds!

Spring Break Ideas: Avoid the Crowds!
Don’t want to spend your much-needed vacation fighting for space at the beach, pool or restaurant? Then skip out on the more obvious getaway spots in Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean and make a beeline for these under-the-radar Spring Break destinations. You’ve been waiting for months to take a...

Your Perfect Mexico Vacation

Your Perfect Mexico Vacation
With 31 diverse states, Mexico as a country has a lot to offer. We’re sharing insights on where to go and have the perfect vacation! As Mexico expert Craig Zabransky says on his blog Stay Adventurous , Mexico is a place “where you can find wineries to tequila distilleries, beautiful beaches to...

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